World Debt Explained: Nation’s Debt In $100 Bills

Politicians speak about Millions, Billions & Trillions everyday. The numbers mean nothing unless one understands the size of these numbers. Here is an info-graphic that is visualizing world debt in $100 bills while making the assumption that debt is represented by physical paper (when it is nothing but a bunch of electronic ones and zeros stored in various computers around the world), presents in gloriously visual terms precisely what the literal debt burden of the world’s would look like expressed in piles of one hundred dollar bills.


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65 Responses to "World Debt Explained: Nation’s Debt In $100 Bills"

  1. jenny  January 31, 2013 at 5:43 pm

    Who are they all in debt to?

    • sahhas  February 1, 2013 at 1:03 am

      Money lenders…professional interest earners like Israelite.The wall street corporations. We are pledged with Jews.

    • Arzennic  February 1, 2013 at 12:25 pm

      They owe to the Speculators, tha major capitalists that lives behind the courtains of government, drying from the labor of the simply workes their profit and making these poor people more indebted, causing a vicious circle of infinte interest growth direct into the pocket of the Bank Owners and then, to the Speculators.

  2. Peter Thomas  January 31, 2013 at 5:48 pm

    To whom is it all owed, and why can’t they forgive the debt?

    • pera  February 1, 2013 at 8:02 am

      This is a main question. They dont want these debts to be repaid. goal is to earn as much interest and be owner of those who take the money from them. Romanian leader Ceausescu was overthrown in “revolution” when Romania after many years of misery managed to repay all debts. When Russia give back part of their debt before the deadline they were given a note of protest from those who lent them the money. etc., etc.. Who owes the most will start the next big one and be strongest advocate for all world small wars in the world. When you owing to someone then he own you. pity for civilisation. sorry for bad english.

    • Seth Harris  June 2, 2013 at 12:10 am

      Most of it is owed to the Rothschild’s. But all of it is owed to a very small number of elitist families, all of which originate from Western Europe. They can’t, or rather, won’t forgive the debt because the debt represent not only the money that they actually have, but also their control over everyone in the world.

  3. patrickcuddihy  January 31, 2013 at 6:23 pm

    Exactly my question Peter; who the fuck is this owed to???

  4. James  January 31, 2013 at 6:47 pm

    @Jenny, @Peter Thomas,

    In the US, the Government debt is owed to the Federal Reserve, the private banking institution which is responsible for stockpiling our nations money supply. When money is created (by the Federal Reserve) it is loaned to the Government with interest attached, under the condition that the US Government pays that money back to the Federal Reserve, plus the interest owed. Our country is in debt to the Federal Reserve and its international bankers. You are not working for your boss, you’re working for the international bankers. Nearly all the taxes you are forced to pay (illegally) go towards paying off this debt. Out of all this money that “exists”, only 3% is in actual physical dollar bills. The remaining 97% is all digital. Here’s the reason we cant ‘forgive the debt’. How would you normally pay off a loan? You just pay the principal amount, along with the interest, right? Well, how do you pay off the interest of the national debt? The Federal Reserve has created all the currency in the money supply. So you can only pay back the principal amount. Where do you get the money to cover the interest? You have to go back to the FR and get another loan, which creates more interest/debt. Its impossible to pay it off, and they would never forgive the debt because they would no longer have the power. Its a fake economy, a fake economy that bankers designed to give themselves all the power.

    • Spencer  February 4, 2013 at 11:43 pm

      Impressive response James. Thank you for your insight.

    • marimar  February 9, 2013 at 10:00 am

      Really good your comment. Thanks a lot.

    • HC  February 27, 2013 at 5:14 pm

      @James, You’re absolutely correct. With my minimal knowledge I have of what all this dept really is, that is owed to the Fed. Res., didn’t the government give the Fed. Res. the rights to create and store the money in the first place? So how are they not “governed” by anyone? If they are atop the economic chain, they own the banks, the government, the corporations, the schools, etc. When they create an agenda for the government to follow, how is it ever necessary that we vote if our vote doesn’t and won’t mean a thing, because no matter what, they must follow that agenda. I was watching Thrive and Klimatica, and they showed a profound hierarchy of the chain of command, from the World Bank down. Also, the Fed Reserve and the IRS was created the same year, for the same purpose, to serve the few owners at the top of the chain.

      BTW, the IMF and World Bank are other organizations that perform in the same way. The pretend they go into other countries to give them loans to help their economy, but the stipulations and payback penalties make them impossible to ever become more than they are. Instead, they rot from within and will never make it out of debt.

    • william Landecker  June 16, 2013 at 3:56 am

      If it’s a fake economy, why pay it at all? If every country says “screw you”, what can they do? The money isn’t being repaid, so the have none to lend, thereby eliminating their power and the stranglehold on the worlds economy.

  5. Leonardo Sergio  January 31, 2013 at 7:18 pm

    In other words, a modern slavery system…

    • Gilda Hodges  February 5, 2013 at 1:22 am

      You got it.

  6. will  January 31, 2013 at 7:25 pm

    its all owed to the same twats that put the world in debt. THE BANKS. However its all bullshit and just figures in a Bank computer manipulated by the super rich powers that own corporations and oil companies and so own.

    If all this debt was suddenly wiped of all the computer systems, do you know what would happen. NOTHING.

    Its such a Joke and a means of the system maintaining its grip or hold over the working man.

    • will  January 31, 2013 at 7:28 pm

      to add to my previous. if all the debt was wiped out, which it could, then people would be happier and better off. But the power mongers don’t want that. There is a lot of money to be made in the Misery of the population. If people are too happy they don’t want anything. if people are too happy they have no wish to or need to go to war.

      The system is a crud. Rant Over

  7. Damon Peters  January 31, 2013 at 8:29 pm

    Money and debt are a great con trick. We will never be allowed to know to whom our governments have indebted us, but how they did it is probably the same way that banks in Britain and most of the world operate. You want a loan from your bank? They type some figures into your account and hey presto there’s your money. Where did it come from? No where. As you pay off your debt, the money essentially disppears back into the thin air from which it was conjured, only you’ve paid the bank handsomely for this magic trick in interest. Those institutions that lend to nations must be the greatest conjurers of all because they are milking everyone of us in what is basically a massive fraud. Here’s a video link about how banks create money from nothing:

  8. Tim  February 9, 2013 at 10:26 pm

    Cancel the debt and change from a debt based system.

  9. ANNA  February 26, 2013 at 2:47 pm



    • felix  February 28, 2013 at 5:18 am

      there is no resource that is abundant, store-able, and keeps the same value over time to do this with. with 8bill people in the world, gold or silver is too rare to use. if gov’t made their own money and set the value it would work just fine

  10. testingthisouttwice  March 10, 2013 at 9:12 pm

    Yes – extremely unnerving that we allow banks to charge us interest on “money.” I get that if you have something “real” (i.e. a truck) that you loan out to people at a cost. It costs money to build and maintain a truck, so that exchange makes sense. But the central banks have been given this power to create money and then charge people for it – even though they create money from nothing.

  11. efendisiz  March 20, 2013 at 1:04 pm

    The monetary system that we live in is nothing but a ponzi scheme. Main difference from the original founder is it is backed with military, guns, cops, legal institutions ect. And it is impossible to abolish all the debt because, the money to pay it back does not exist in circulation, and it never will be, it will stay like a gigantic burden to next generations or till the worlds all resources depleted.

  12. JD Mumma  March 26, 2013 at 12:13 am

    Amazing inforgraphic!
    Can you please add the image credit

  13. George  April 7, 2013 at 9:00 pm

    All of these explanations make sense, but how come no one ever tried to do something about it? How come not one patriotic figure came and changed this system, something doesn’t make sense.

    • El Duderinio  June 1, 2013 at 4:17 pm

      ..enter Ron Paul, skip “patriotic”, done!

    • SGorak  June 1, 2013 at 4:23 pm

      Look into US prez Andrew Jackson. He tried to fix this issue but ultimately all his progress was undone and reverted back to the economic slavery we have now.

    • SGorak  June 1, 2013 at 4:36 pm

      Also, here is a good youtube video on Jackson, and though his feats against the Central Bank were great, many of his other actions that led to his presidency were quite horrific including crimes against Native Americans.

  14. dev  April 19, 2013 at 12:11 pm

    Red Sheilds or better known as Rothschilds, Old money people George Bush and Tony Blair’s friends, the 1% elite who claim to be only billionaires. Rich lists are fake.

  15. ThevDuck  June 2, 2013 at 10:31 am

    Who are the assigned debt collecting agency?

  16. Doogs  June 12, 2013 at 10:02 pm

    Here’s how it works:


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